Arrested: guard shoots ‘robber’

2009-08-05 00:00

A SECURITY guard was arrested after he shot and killed a man who tried to rob him of his weapon in a supermarket in Greytown on Saturday.

Mlindi Mzolo (42) appeared in the Greytown Magistrate’s Court yesterday in connection with the murder of Bongani Mofokeng (28).

“Mzolo was inside the shop on the second floor and it is alleged that Mofokeng approached Mzolo and tried to rob him of his rifle. The gun went off and a bullet hit Mofokeng in the head, killing him instantly,” said Senior Superintendent Henry Budhram.

Mzolo was remanded in custody and will appear in court again on August 11. — Witness Reporter.

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